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awfully at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


awfully at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adv very// --It's awfully cold in here. Is the heater on?//

awfully at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

139 Moby Thesaurus words for "awfully":
abominably, agonizingly, alarmingly, almighty, appallingly,
astoundingly, atrociously, awe-inspiringly, awesomely, awful,
awingly, badly, baldly, balefully, basely, bestially, big,
bitterly, bizarrely, blatantly, brashly, brutally, confoundedly,
contemptibly, cruelly, damnably, damned, deadly, deathly,
despicably, detestably, deucedly, disconcertingly, disgustingly,
dismayingly, distressingly, dolorously, dreadful, dreadfully,
eerily, egregiously, exceedingly, excessively, excruciatingly,
exorbitantly, extraordinarily, extravagantly, extremely, fearfully,
flagrantly, forbiddingly, foully, frightfully, fulsomely, ghastly,
greatly, grievously, grossly, gruesomely, hellishly, hideously,
horrendously, horribly, horridly, horrifically, horrifyingly,
hugely, improperly, incomparably, inexcusably, infamously,
infernally, inordinately, intolerably, just, lamentably,
loathsomely, mightily, mighty, miserably, much, mysteriously,
nakedly, nastily, nauseatingly, notoriously, numinously,
obnoxiously, odiously, offensively, only too, openly, outrageously,
painfully, piteously, powerful, powerfully, pretty, quite, real,
really, remarkably, repugnantly, repulsively, revoltingly, right,
sadly, savagely, scandalously, shabbily, shamefully, shatteringly,
shockingly, so, something awful, something fierce, sordidly,
sorely, staggeringly, startlingly, terribly, terrifically,
torturously, tremendously, unashamedly, unbearably, uncannily,
unconscionably, unduly, unpardonably, very, very much, viciously,
vilely, weirdly, whacking, whopping, woefully, wretchedly

Awfully at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Awfully \Aw"ful*ly\, adv.
1. In an awful manner; in a manner to fill with terror or
awe; fearfully; reverently.

2. Very; excessively. [Slang]

awfully at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adv 1: used as intensifiers; "terribly interesting"; "I'm awful
sorry" [syn: {terribly}, {awful}, {frightfully}]
2: of a dreadful kind; "there was a dreadfully bloody accident
on the road this morning" [syn: {dreadfully}, {horribly}]
3: in a terrible manner; "she sings terribly" [syn: {terribly},
{atrociously}, {abominably}, {abysmally}, {rottenly}]

awfully at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » awful|ly


Inter: en-ad » v
  • In a manner inspiring awe.
    1. Reverently.
    2. Badly, terribly.
    3. : She led after the swiming and cycling, but ran awfully and came in fourth.
    4. Inter: not comparabl » e Very; exceedingly; extremely; excessively.
    5. 1912, Category: w - :Arnold Bennett|Arnold Bennett, The Grim Smile of the Five Towns, Project Gutenberg eText.
    6. : It was wondrous. 'I'm awfully glad I came now,' his thought ran; 'I'm managing it rather well.'
    7. Inter: obsolet » e Fearfully.

      Usage notes

      * Adjectives to which "awfully" is often applied: good, hard, sad, nice, sorry, long, quiet, big, glad, familiar, well, difficult, tired, bad, hot, high, busy, pretty, small, cold, funny, expensive, fond, important, young, interesting, jolly, short, proud, clever, boring, strange, happy, lonely, stupid, strong, sick, pleased, old, hungry, afraid, silly.


      * Inter: sense » very very, extremely, terribly


      Inter: trans-top » in an awe-inspiring manner

  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|strašně
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|φοβερά|tr=foverá, Inter: t+ » el|τρομερά|tr=tromerá

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|asombroso

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » fearfully
    Inter: trans-see » reverently
    Inter: trans-see » badly
    Inter: trans-see » very|very (adverb)
    Category: Category:English degree adverbs -
    Translation: et » awfully
    Translation: es » awfully
    Translation: fr » awfully
    Translation: ko » awfully
    Translation: io » awfully
    Translation: hu » awfully
    Translation: my » awfully
    Translation: pl » awfully
    Translation: fi » awfully
    Translation: te » awfully
    Translation: th » awfully
    Translation: vi » awfully
    Translation: zh » awfully

    Related words:

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